Colonialism and Male Domestic Service across the Asia Pacific

  title={Colonialism and Male Domestic Service across the Asia Pacific},
  author={Julia T. Mart{\'i}nez and Claire K Lowrie and Frances Steel and Victoria Haskins},
Examining the role of Asian and indigenous male servants across the Asia Pacific from the late-19th century to the 1930s, this study shows how their ubiquitous presence in these purportedly 'humble' jobs gave them a degree of cultural influence that has been largely overlooked in the literature on labour mobility in the age of empire. With case studies from British Hong Kong, Singapore, Northern Australia, Fiji and British Columbia, French Indochina, the American Philippines and the Dutch East… 
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